QUIZ: I Like Big Books & I Cannot Lie

QUIZ: I Like Big Books & I Cannot Lie
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Tran Luong Khoa Bang: Learning from the Uncertainties

Tran Luong Khoa Bang: Learning from the Uncertainties

“In and outside of class, I’m a boy who is very… indecisive and shy. It’s hard for me to make new friends sometimes.” – Khoa Bang, a 10th grader from British International School (BIS), smiled and stated when being asked to describe himself. Little did we expect, Khoa Bang will soon venture himself to a new chapter of his academic career in the United Kingdom […]

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How To Spark Learning Everywhere Kids Go, Starting With The Supermarket

How To Spark Learning Everywhere Kids Go, Starting With The Supermarket

In America, a group of postdoctoral researchers at Temple University Infant & Child Laboratory conduct a supermarket project to help create opportunities for children to learn in their daily life with their caregivers and teachers. The cost for this intervention: It stays around $20 per market. Here’s the design: Signs are installed in various areas of the supermarket, prompting parents to ask their children to spark their curiosity. For […]

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Worried About Screen Time? Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone

Worried About Screen Time? Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone

Here’s a new way of modern education: purchase an educational app, stick the tablet in your kid’s hands, and most importantly, sit down and be present to him or her. On Apple’s store alone, there are more than 80,000 apps categorized as educational. As great as they are in encouraging brain development, they are not babysitters. A study, published in Child Development, proved that human guide helps […]

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Brains at Play: What Do We Know?

Brains at Play: What Do We Know?

Playing is fun. Playing is good. Whether by oneself or with a group, on a screen or on a board, we all like to play. Why so? Jaak Panksepp, a scientist who has dedicated himself to researching on brains at play, developed a hypothesis: Play is how we learn the rules of being social. Through playing, we learn what others like and do not like. We […]

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2017 Neubauer International Summer Scholars

2017 Neubauer International Summer Scholars

The University of Chicago hosts the 2017 Neubauer International Summer Scholars for high school students from Brazil, Mexico, and Vietnam. The program provides full-bright scholarships, sponsored by the Neubauer family, for talented high school students to UChicago to get an early taste of an exceptional university experience by taking college-level classes and living on campus. Students selected will participate in one of our Summer Session courses, UChicago Arts and Sciences or UChicago […]

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Tracks on The Ocean Foam

Tracks on The Ocean Foam

When we close our eyes and imagine success, what do we see? Usually being the best out of the bunch, being praised, or in my case, winning the competition of E2’s marshmallow challenge with my team, in which all E2 employees divide ourselves into 5 different teams (mine is the team consists of three members who played this game before, but for the rest, this is […]

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Beyond Myself

Beyond Myself

“Always put Climbers first, even that means saying no to your CEO.” When I first arrived at E2 as a fresh intern, the phrase emphasized by my supervisor that stuck in my mind. This saying left a strong impression on me because it did not fully make sense to me at the moment. It contradicts with my perspectives. How can a mere intern deny the CEO? […]

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Making An Unfamiliar Language Personal

Making An Unfamiliar Language Personal

There’s a strong focus on creating a passion for lifelong learning, but how is the passion created? Initially it might seem like we can brainwash a group of kids into loving classical literature, but, unfortunately, this isn’t possible! Often, when students don’t like a certain subject, it could be because they have only been taught in a certain way: when I was in grade school, […]

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E2 Open House: Family Funday

E2 Open House: Family Funday

At E2, we understand that family bonding time plays a significant role in building confidence and positive attitudes in our students. As we launch a new E2 learning center in Phu My Hung, our team hosted the event E2 Open House: Family Funday, encouraging students and their parents to come visit the new space as well as spending a Sunday together with many fun activities. Our new […]

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